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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) - Pabst Brewing Company

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Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR)

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BA SCORE
68
poor

4,081 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,081
Reviews: 1,485
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 24.49%
Wants: 21
Gots: 230 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pabst Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.74% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-24-2001)
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erickson

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-28-2013 13:16:45 | More by erickson
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Colorado

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-26-2012 02:51:40 | More by bergdj
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

12-11-2011 03:08:34 | More by docedoce7
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sevenshubby

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-24-2012 02:28:49 | More by sevenshubby
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

07-28-2012 01:00:41 | More by MANICMECHANIC
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jscogggins

Hawaii

5/5  rDev +70.1%

08-02-2012 20:27:37 | More by jscogggins
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shizzy77

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-20-2012 00:48:38 | More by shizzy77
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mjm47

Illinois

5/5  rDev +70.1%

06-16-2013 23:17:30 | More by mjm47
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TrojanWheels

California

5/5  rDev +70.1%

01-18-2012 22:09:45 | More by TrojanWheels
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Jacurdy60

Alabama

5/5  rDev +70.1%

04-08-2013 18:52:13 | More by Jacurdy60
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Chetti

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +70.1%

09-30-2012 03:59:14 | More by Chetti
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netrioter

Texas

5/5  rDev +70.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

rating this from a 40oz bottle....due to movies like Gran Torino making this beer hip...that said 40oz bottle was $3.79 in Kokomo Indiana at Soupleys Liquors and they cant keep them on the shelves. the same bottle here in Durham NC is $1.89

oddly enough that same liquor store had 12oz cans x 6 for $5.29 but i wanted to try it from glass for a change and only 25 miles away...12.99 for a 30 pack??? Indiana is weird..they have extreme regional pricing schemes

easily the best "adjunct" lager sold in the US...can version rates slightly lower...like a 4+ because the can does add a bit of a metallic bite,which is NOT present in the 24 oz can...weird

I drink this when i want flavor and a slight hop bite, and since i moved to a better pricing area...its also fairly affordable here...10 bucks an 18 pack....highly recommended from the bottle or on tap.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 09:35:31 | More by netrioter
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China

5/5  rDev +70.1%

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Zormac

Ohio

5/5  rDev +70.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best American mass produced lager bar none this is plain and simple beer on a budget that taste great with any grillin' food, goes down great when your mowing the lawn I always have a 30 block in my fridge and the best part about it is you can say you bought the beer and no one will drink your fridge empty because they all think Bud Lite taste better this is my everyday beer of choice.

Serving type: can

11-18-2012 14:40:55 | More by Zormac
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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craigreno

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

03-04-2013 04:05:21 | More by Packard
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Kaytru


5/5  rDev +70.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The best American Lager out there! Leaps and bounds better than its competitors. Not as watery, more of a bite and a refreshing malty finish. PBR ME ASAP!...if you like Classic Beer you need not look further PBR will do the trick. Cool brand aesthetics also!!!!

Serving type: can

02-15-2013 06:57:58 | More by Kaytru
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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

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5/5  rDev +70.1%

11-21-2011 23:53:09 | More by KC9LDB
Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) from Pabst Brewing Company
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